Archive for April 23, 2014
In Waukesha County, Wisconsin, a 36-year-old woman has been arrested for performing dentistry without a license. The woman, Noemi N. Aguilera, had been installing braces for patients in her own home. She had no sterilization equipment present — she told an officer that she didn’t find it necessary.
Aguilera was arrested after a 13-year-old boy complained of tooth pain and bleeding gums as a result of the installation. A dental clinic found that the boy had cement under his gums that could have resulted in periodontal abscesses. The complaint filed in court says that Aguilera tried to become a certified orthodontic assistant three times, and failed the test each time.
Without a doubt, it pays to visit a cosmetic dental professional when you need help with your teeth. Continue Reading No Comments
Did you know that tooth enamel is the hardest surface in the body? However, enamel eventually wears down, and this often leads to tooth decay and tooth loss. Since these types of dental problems can negatively affect the appearance of teeth, several cosmetic dental procedures are available to help. Each one of the following cosmetic dental solutions is beneficial in its own way, and they are all designed to improve your smile.
1. Dentures. The first types of dentures date back to 700-500 BC, and they were made from human and animal teeth. Today, however, there are many other types of dentures available. Partial acrylic dentures, for example, are typically used when only a few teeth are missing, while complete acrylic dentures are utilized when all teeth need